O come let us lift up our voice (John Wainwright)

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  • (Posted 2012-05-25)  CPDL #26300:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2012-05-25).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 51 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Only the text of the first verse (comprising verses 1 and 2 of the psalm) is given in the source: the second verse (verses 3 and 6 of the psalm) has been added editorially, on the basis of the heading 'Verses the 1st. 2d. 3d. & 6th' in the source. Original clefs treble, alto, tenor, bass. The first two notes of the tenor part in bar 4 are printed in the source as a small crotchet grace-note slurred to a full-sized semibreve, and have been expanded editorially. Bar 21 has only 2 beats in the source: the minim rest on beat 3 of this bar has been added editorially.

General Information

Title: O come let us lift up our voice
Composer: John Wainwright
Lyricist: John Hopkins

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1766 in A Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, Hymns and Chants, p. 16
Description: Setting of verses from Psalm 95 in the metrical Old Version. Hymn Tune Index tune number 3161.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 95.